Archive for the 'time savers' Category

Improving productivity and fun with browser add-ons and scripts

I spend all day working online and managing information systems. I was asked again how come I don’t have the same ‘bad experiences’ others do when browsing the internet. Why I don’t get things like getting ‘drive by Trojans’, bogus Anti-virus pop-ups, and obtrusive music or videos that play no matter what. I mentioned that […]

Resolving Windows Systems Problems

Here is fine article on fixing common PC (Windows) problems. I highly recommend anyone with a Windows PC read this article. As mentioned in the above article F1 is invaluable! I have learned more from reading help files (and Internet searches) than through ANY instructor related training I have been through in the over the […]

How to create a bootable upgrade or installation USB thumb drive to install Windows 7

Before you begin, you will require the following: USB Flash Drive (4GB minimum) Windows 7 ISO Image file (or DVD as explained in how to create ISO section) Reading all of my notes completely as things change if you are doing an upgrade vs. new installation. (see the upgrade section for important info.) You must […]

Gmail adds contact synchronization over the ‘air’

Fellow Gmailers and ‘techies’, There is an updated sync tool from Google that works ‘over the air’ and not only synchronizes calendars but also contacts!. I have not tried this yet but sounds like I will be giving it a go later this week.I have been using Google’s ‘calendar sync’ with my Outlook for a […]